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Obama Just Quietly Sent His Chief Of Staff To Count Homeless People In San Francisco
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: Obama, Denis McDonough, San Francisco, Americans, homelessness, families, sadness, government, HUD, news )

Carrie
- 56 days ago - huffingtonpost.com
It's not every day a top-ranking White House official gets hands-on in a local operation -- especially with very few cameras around. But last Thursday evening, Denis McDonough did just that.
Homelessness Is Not a Crime -- and Neither Is Feeding the Hungry! ~ ACTION ~ PLEASE SIGN!
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: Americans, homelessness, law, crime, government, ethics, freedoms, politics, abuse, news, economy )

Carrie
- 117 days ago - act.watchdog.net
Thirty-three cities now ban or are considering banning giving food to homeless people -- and some are threatening to throw people in jail in they're caught feeding the hungry.
Home Free? ~ Give The Homeless Homes
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: homelessness, Utah, society, ethics, humans, interesting, freedoms, government, rights, economy, ethics, politics, democrats, republicans, housing )

Carrie
- 197 days ago - newyorker.com
Handing mentally ill substance abusers the keys to a new place may sound like an example of wasteful government spending. But it turned out to be the opposite: over time, Housing First has saved the government money.
Did You Know, Do You Care? - More Than 600,000 Americans Are Homeless On Any Given Night
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: USA, Homelessness, Government, ethics? )

David
- 417 days ago - thinkprogress.org
More than 600,000 Americans are homeless on a given night, according to the latest government data, which conducts a count on a specific night in January every year. Nearly a quarter are children and a third were living in unsheltered places like parks...
DEMENTED: Hawaii State Rep. Smashes Homeless Peoples' Stuff With a Sledgehammer
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: dishonesty, ethics, politics, news, homelessness, Hawaii, u.s. )

Cal
- 498 days ago - alternet.org
The Rep. roams the streets and looks for homeless people in order to literally smash their possessions.
Homelessness - The Mole People of America - Who Cares?
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: homelessness, constitution, freedoms, economy, healthcare, housing, obama, usa, government, news, socialsecurity, healthcare, media )

Bernard
- 714 days ago - sandysjourneytolife.wordpress.com
Homeless 'mole people', discovered in underground tunnels and shanty homes living in squalor, in Kansas City Missouri are evicted. What are the causes? What if this happens to You? Any Solutions Possible?
Mayor "1%" Bloomberg Tries to Make It Harder for Homeless to Get Into Shelters
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: usa, poverty, economy, homelessness, ethics )

Letitia
- 1235 days ago - alternet.org
Last week the Bloomberg administration announced new eligibility rules that would make it harder for homeless people to get into city shelters, a cost-cutting measure astutely timed to coincide with the approach of winter.
The 99% Seek a Just Economy, Not Just An Economy
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: Republicans, wealthy elites, the 1 percent, corporate profits, corporate corruption, two party system, freedom for the few, recession, depression, unemployment, homelessness, poverty, starvation, we are the 99%, economic justice, social progress )

Brian
- 1251 days ago - blog.usw.org
For Republicans, it's all about enforcing freedom for the few - allowing corporations and millionaires to do whatever they want. No matter what that means to the freedoms of the 99 percent.
Why Homelessness Is Becoming An Occupy Wall Street Issue
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: politics, Occupy Wall Street, homelessness, protest, logistics of protest, personal needs, media, news, economy )

Cal
- 1255 days ago - motherjones.com
What the Occupy Wall Streeters are beginning to discover, and homeless people have known all along, is that most ordinary activities are illegal when performed in American streets.
Social Security Benefits Threatened, Take Action NOW!
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: government, congress, corruption, socialsecurity, poverty, unemployment, homelessness, propaganda, economy, americans, politics, republicans, elections )

Gregory
- 1697 days ago - pol.moveon.org
Republicans are gaining support of some Democrats to cut Social Security benefits and raise the retirement age. Please sign petition, note article, and message your friends to do the same!
Second Round of Homelessness for Katrina Victims as Fema Prepates to Enforce June 1 Deadline
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: katrina victims, human rights, human rights violation, homelessness, evictions, FEMA. FEMA trailers, bushadministration, obama )

Judy
- 2132 days ago - commondreams.org
The move by FEMA to enforce the June 1st eviction date for Gulf Region residents who live in temporary trailers not only lacks basic compassion but is also a derogation of the government's responsibilities to uphold fundamental human rights. If FEMA moves
End Homelessness! (Change Org.)
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: USA, Homelessness, Poor people vs Rich people, injustice, social welfare )

Ben
- 2172 days ago - homelessness.change.org
The View From Tent City, U.S.A. "Having worked the streets of Nashville, Tennessee as a homeless outreach specialist for the past two years, I've had ample opportunity to spend time in a number of homeless encampments, or "tent cities"...
Family Homelessness Rising in the United States
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: economy, politics, society, homelessness, americans )

Cal
- 2331 days ago - reuters.com
President-elect Barack Obama has vowed to help middle-class U.S. homeowners facing foreclosure, but he has said little about how he will help low-income families made homeless by a worsening economy.
Homelessness Increases Under Bloomberg's Plan
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: government, homelessness, poverty )

Michaelan
- 2547 days ago - michaelannland.blogspot.com
Four years into Mayor Bloomberg's five year plan to end homelessness in New York City, more people than ever spent time in a shelter last year
 

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